Reston Wiehle Metrorail Station

Reston Wiehle Metrorail Station
Photo by ehplen, November 2013

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

County Issues RFP for Town Center North Phase 1 (Blocks 7 & 8) Conceptual Development Proposal

Fairfax County has issued the first request for proposal (RFP) for the redevelopment of Town Center North.  It specifically covers Blocks 7 & 8, which are and will be public facilities development at the southern end of TCN.  At this time, the County is seeking a conceptual development proposal to identify qualified competitors for a public-private partnership (PPP) to handle the redevelopment.  Experience has shown consistently that PPPs are the least transparent process for the development of public facilities, offering few opportunities for public input on community needs or comments on draft plans. 

Here is how the County describes its process:

 

 Here is the full RFP: